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Ministry of Defence Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Feb 21, 2014
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Getting an Interview  

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Interview Experience  

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Interview Difficulty  

Average Difficulty
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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

AB1 Interview

AB1
Accra (Ghana)

I applied in-person - interviewed at Ministry of Defence in October 2012.

Interview Details – we do enlistment and go for medicals

Interview Question – who was your best teacher   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

DESG Interview

DESG

I applied online - interviewed at Ministry of Defence in August 2012.

Interview Details – Multiple choice questionnaire on a situation based where you have to choose what your course of action would be.
General competency interview for 45 minutes
Role-playing presentation where you have to present your findings on current UAV opportunities for the future

Interview Question – Giving a presentation to a high senior personnel using technical details   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Commanding Officer Interview

Commanding Officer
Bangalore (India)

I applied through other source and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Ministry of Defence in May 2009.

Interview Details – highly situation and attitude based.

Negotiation Details – no negotiation possible


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Healthcare IT Project Manager Interview

Healthcare IT Project Manager
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Ministry of Defence in August 2011.

Interview Details – Initially contacted by HR through a professional portal and put across to the management.
A seamless and accurate interview including 4 rounds was conducted by testing all the acumen required for the profile.
A very logical interview with openness to listen to candidate and make him feel comfortable.

Interview Question – Certain technical(Core) were difficult ones which was not expected for the profile but still added value to the whole process.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Good


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Army Officer Interview

Army Officer

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Ministry of Defence.

Interview Details – Suitability Interviews, selection board, initial Officer training

Interview Question – Group discussions on unexpected subjects   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Anonymous Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Bath, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 5 months - interviewed at Ministry of Defence in March 2011.

Interview Details – Test online, behavioural test and interview and presentation

Interview Question – Explain how and aircraft takes off, explain certain electrical circuits   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Colonel Interview

Colonel
Bhopal (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Ministry of Defence.

Interview Details – written exam followed by ssb procedure.

Interview Question – why do you want to join Army   View Answer

Negotiation Details – fixed scales


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Civil Servant Interview

Civil Servant

I applied online - interviewed at Ministry of Defence in March 2010.

Interview Details – structureed interview with 2 panel members

Interview Question – when did you have to solve a problem for someone else   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

British Army Interview

British Army
Westbury, West Midlands, England (UK)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Ministry of Defence in July 2009.

Interview Details – AOSB, 2.5 day assessment centre

Interview Question – What makes you think you can lead men in battle?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Major Interview

Major
Nottingham, England (UK)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 12 months - interviewed at Ministry of Defence in August 2009.

Interview Details – A well documented and lengthy process. I joined a number of years ago and the procedure has moved on. Initial interview to scope interest, attend a pre selection followed by attendance at the main selection board. In the mean time you must pass the medical. Be polite and persistent with the Careers officers. It is easy to let the process drag on.

Interview Question – Why are you joining the MoD?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation

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